FISCAL BLOG

Monthly Archive for August 2015

CBO projects that federal debt will rise to 77% of GDP in 2025, a historically high level of debt that threatens economic growth over the long term.

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The FCI Value for August 2015 is 44 (100 is neutral), reflecting voters' consistent call for addressing our long-term fiscal challenges and putting the nation on a sustainable fiscal path as the 2016 Presidential campaign season gets underway.

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The U.S. Government Accountability Office warns that the national debt could reach unsustainable levels: from 74% of GDP in 2014 to 166% in 2039.

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Social Security is the largest single federal program, and accounts for approximately one quarter of all federal spending.

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This year's Summit, entitled "Opportunity for America," included thoughts and perspectives from a range of elected officials, economic policy experts and current and former high-level administration officials.

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COALITION FOR FISCAL AND NATIONAL SECURITY

A new statement urging policymakers to stabilize our national debt and renew and rebalance our national security strategies.

THE TAX REFORM OPPORTUNITY

Video: Our tax code is complex, unfair, and insufficient. Learn more about the opportunity we have to reform and improve tax policy.